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Copenhagen Airport - the closest international airport to Lund
The closest international airport to Lund is Copenhagen Airport (also known as "Kastrup"), in Denmark. The journey time by train from the airport to Lund is about 35 minutes. The journey takes you over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden and via Malmö central station where you may need to change trains. Train tickets can be purchased from the Skånetrafiken ticket machines in the arrivals hall at Copenhagen Airport, near the escalators going down to the train platform. You can pay using a debit/credit card, and if you buy a ticket all the way to Lund, the ticket will be valid even if you need to change trains at Malmö central station. You can also use the Danish DSB ticket machines when travelling with Skånetrafiken, or make your purchase at the DSB ticket office; however, a DSB ticket will be slightly more expensive. Please note that there is a passport control at the airport when going down to the train platform to catch the train to Sweden. There is also a passport control at the first stop on the Swedish side. Make sure to always bring a valid passport or ID-card when travelling between Denmark and Sweden.
The closest local airport to Lund is Malmö Sturup. It has some international flights from destinations within Europe and flights from other Swedish airports including Stockholm. There are bus connections to Sturup airport ('flygbuss') or you can get a taxi to Lund.
- Find flights and flight information at the Copenhagen Airport website
- Visit the Malmö Sturup website
- Go to Flygbussarna's website for information about the airport bus to and from Malmö Sturup airport
- Find out more about the trains and tickets to travel from Copenhagen airport at the Skånetrafiken website
Trains from Berlin, Oslo, Stockholm and Gothenburg
Lund is located on the main railway line from Malmö to several different destinations such as Berlin, Olso, Stockholm and Gothenburg. Travel time from Stockholm is about 4 hours on the express train 'X2000' or 6-7 hours on 'Intercity' trains. Gothenburg (Göteborg in Swedish) is approximately 250 km north of Lund. There are regular trains between Gothenburg and Lund. The journey time is approximately 3-4 hours. To book tickets or find out more about destinations and travel times please visit the SJ and Snälltåget websites.
Car and passenger ferries from Germany, Poland, Denmark and the UK
There are car and passenger ferry connections to southern Sweden from Germany with Scandlines and TT-Line, and from Poland with Polferries. There are also connections via Denmark from Germany and the UK.
To travel by car over the Öresund Bridge from Denmark there is a toll. Lund is conveniently reached from the main roads E6 and E22.
- Read more on Scandlines' website
- Read more on TT-line's website
- Read more on Polferries' website
- Find out more about the tolls at the Öresund Bridge website
It takes approximately 10 minutes to travel between Malmö and Lund by local commuter trains ('Pågatåg' or 'Öresundståg') - schedules for both types can be found on Skånetrafiken's website. These trains depart approximately 4-6 times per hour on weekdays with a less frequent service at the weekends and in the evenings. Tickets are available from the ticket machines on the platform. Some machines only take debit/credit cards with a chip, others take Swedish kronor in addition. You can also make your purchase at the ticket office and pay by cash or card. If you will commute regularly, you can buy a 'Jojo' monthly pass or 'Jojo' discount card from the ticket office.
Go to Skånetrafiken's website to find out more about the commuter trains (choose 'Translate' in the upper right corner for English)
From Malmö to Lund by taxi, the cost is approximately SEK 300. The trip takes approximately 20 minutes. Taxis normally accept all major credit cards.